What will €675,000 buy in Spain, Chile, South Africa, France and Wexford?

Take5: Waterfront houses in Port Alfred and Patagonia and a Georgian gem in Monart


This old Georgian Church of Ireland rectory – referred to as "the land of milk and honey" in the poem Golden Age by Cecil Day Lewis – was extended in the 1980s to what it is today; a five-bedroom 279sq m house full of period features, lying on four acres at the end of a tree-lined avenue in Co Wexford. Price €675,000 Agent kehoeproperty.com


This two-bedroom apartment in Nueva Andalucía extends to a generous 154sq m, with an additional 44sq m terrace, and can be reconfigured to provide a third bedroom due to its size. The property has lovely grounds with a swimming pool, tennis courts and a gym and is a five-minute drive to the nearest golf course. Price €647,000 Agent spotblue.com


With uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean, this contemporary 506sq m house is set over three floors, which are serviced by a lift. Within walking distance to the beach, the design and interiors by Derek Jacobs of Dynamic Designs are just incredible and have both south easterly and westerly aspects. Price R11,150/€674,898. Agent savills.com


This 12th-century, 290sq m farmhouse on more than seven acres has two additional converted Gascon-style houses in a wooded park with private swimming pool. With exposed stone walls, old flagstone flooring, there is also a 100sq m barn, garage and pigeonnier on the grounds. Price €680,000 Agent gascony-prestige.com


This six-bedroom 450sq m house has a dramatic setting overlooking Lago Ranco, which is the fourth-largest lake in Chile. The property, finished in wood with terraces overlooking the water, has a 60m lakeshore frontage with a beach. Price €690,853. Agent sothebysrealty.com